Stage 3: Implementation
Step 3.5 - Validation
This step is essential in confirming that all the requirements as specified in Stage 2 have been implemented and can be proved and the impact assessed.
Innovation commissioning and acceptance in accordance with the site acceptance tests and schedules agreed during step 3.3 will be actioned here. It is essential that this is applied to all the pilot site equipment at all locations. Following the successful completion of the acceptance test approval certificates should be provided.
It is essential through this stage that a test schedule is developed. Sufficient training is provided to the operational and assessment teams to ensure correct use of the innovation through the pilot. The timing of this training should be effected at a time to ensure that the skills acquired can be implemented and practiced effectively.